Thursday, 21 October 2021
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by Claire Hartry

Tackling the ‘Moothane’ problem – cutting greenhouse gas from livestock

The methane released by animals such as cows accounts for about 50 percent of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and represents a major barrier for the farming sector to meet net zero targets. Methane, released when livestock belch and pass wind, traps heat about 30 times more than carbon
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
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by Claire Hartry

Energy Crisis 2021 - Higher prices all round?

Energy prices are continuing to rise and this trend has barely reversed throughout the whole of 2021. Whilst it is impossible to say how long the crisis will last, it is certainly fair to say that prices will stay at a sustained high level for some time to come.
Tuesday, 12 October 2021
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by Eirinn Rusbridge

What to Consider – Natural Gas CHP Feasibility

Natural gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) has long been an attractive option for sites with a combination heat, electricity, and CO2 demand. The systems combine the use of a heat engine or power station to generate electricity and useful heat at the same time.
Thursday, 07 October 2021
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by Claire Hartry

European Energy acquires 85.8MW of renewable assets from Vattenfall

Read our top five energy-related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Tuesday, 05 October 2021
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by Eirinn Rusbridge

What to Consider – Heat Pump Feasibility

Towards the end of the RHI ground source heat pumps rose in popularity bringing cost advantages to economies of scale. Capital costs can still be prohibitive for smaller installations but are expected to decrease as the technology becomes more commonplace.
Tuesday, 28 September 2021
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by Elisa Evans

NFU Energy's guide to Anaerobic Digestion (AD)

Renewable technologies are increasing in popularity due to their cost saving benefits and low maintenance costs, but also the ‘green energy’ they produce, which is vital in helping to achieve the NFU’s Net Zero target of 2040.
Friday, 24 September 2021
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by Eirinn Rusbridge

What to Consider – Solar PV Feasibility

Even though there are no direct incentive schemes for installations out right now, solar PV has an increasingly important place in the renewable energy space when placed in the context of global energy prices and the road to Net Zero. There are two main strategies which must be considered to get
Tuesday, 21 September 2021
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by Roger Stones

Why energy efficiency is not boring

Energy efficiency is not boring because it’s one of the cheapest ways to save energy and protect you from ‘spending money that wastes money’ – this term is explained further below. Solar panels on the roof and the latest LED technology are visible evidence of our energy saving efforts while Energy
Thursday, 16 September 2021
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by Candace Robb

Key UK Power Unit fire causes Energy Prices to worsen

Power prices at all time high following serious fire at Sellindge interconnector site in Kent, UK
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
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by Jon Swain

What does ‘Agrovoltaics’ mean to you?

Recently there has been discussion of a concept called Agrovoltaics, a new buzzword to add to the pile that epitomises the world of renewable energy. In short this is becoming to mean integrating solar photovoltaics with agriculture, in as many varied and innovative forms as possible.

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